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Sovereignty and Possession in the English New World

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Beschreibung

How did English notions of sovereignty, empire and law impact their methods of settlement in the Americas?

Autorentext

Ken MacMillan is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Calgary. He is the editor of John Dee: The Limits of the British Empire (2004).

Zusammenfassung
How did contemporary English and European notions of sovereignty, empire, law, and state formation impact English methods of settlement and governance in the Americas? Ken MacMillan argues that the English crown had a legal, sovereign and prerogative right to supervise its colonial peripheries.

Inhalt

Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Sovereignty, empire, and law in a New World context; 2. Defining the Elizabethan empire in America; 3. Letters patent and the acquest of dominion; 4. Defending sovereignty and possession in the New World; 5. Mapping the English empire in North America; 6. Negotiating the early-Stuart empire in America; Bibliography.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Sovereignty and Possession in the English New World
Untertitel: The Legal Foundations of Empire, 1576-1640
Autor:
EAN: 9780521870092
ISBN: 978-0-521-87009-2
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 250
Gewicht: 542g
Größe: H235mm x B157mm x T19mm
Jahr: 2015